Essays Archive

2 Mar 2018

Of ELO, my Daughter, and a Drive to Starbucks

My youngest daughter, to my delight, has taken a shine to the Electric Light Orchestra – so much so that she created a playlist of songs on YouTube that she can listen to. I believe this came
3 Jan 2018

What’s Wrong with Liking Amy Grant?

In the early 1980s, Amy Grant was a giant in contemporary Christian music. Her soft, acoustic-driven gospel music reached millions of Christians who embraced her and artists like Petra, Sandi Patti and Michael W. Smith. She led a
27 Dec 2017

Grading Billboard’s Top 5 – December 26, 2017

I’m starting a new series today where I listen to the Top 5 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 and evaluate each song. Most of the songs I’ve never heard of. I guarantee this won’t be pretty. “Perfect”